Okta is hiring a

Quality Engineer Intern

San Francisco, United States

Title of Job: Quality Engineer Intern (Class of 2017)
Role Located in: 
Okta Headquarters (San Francisco, CA) 
Reports to: 
Director, Quality & Release Management


Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications.

Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost.

Thousands of customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue, and stay secure.



Position Description:  We are looking for someone who would revel in learning the ins and outs of Okta's core products, distilling out production issues reported by engineers and customers, and executing complex end-to-end/system test plan. This person will become an expert at:

  • Understand and monitor customer usage patterns through various means like Splunk, customer-reported issues, or internal tools, and translate them into test requirements for automated or manual testing.
  • Prioritize and ensure these patterns continue to function for every weekly release in our test and staging environments.
  • Set up and maintain test configurations for end-to-end/system testing.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand Okta backwards and forwards
  • Review new changes going into test and staging environments
  • Ensure new changes are compatible with existing customer deployments and usage
  • Develop and execute end-to-end/system test plan


Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent skills in: Prioritization, Communication, Risk Assessment, System Testing
  • Demonstrated ability to: Understand Web Applications and where they tend to fail
  • Demonstrated ability to: Understand Customer activity
  • General knowledge of: Computers, the Internet, HTTP and REST protocols.
  • Experience writing SQL and testing or building out integrated scenarios required.
  • Familiarity with Android, iOS and/or Microsoft App Store environment.


Education and Training:

  • Okta seeks current university students pursuing a degree in Computer Science (or other technology related degree).  


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